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'My kid got sunburned because of mislabeled sunscreen'

Jumping on a report that found many sunscreens overstate their protection factors, a Brooklyn, New York, parent has filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of Banana Boat Sunscreen, saying he bought a bottle of kids lotion that was supposed to be SPF 50 but…

How Much Sleep do Children Really Need? New Recommendations From Experts

Anyone who has ever watched children get on a school bus before the sun is up in the morning or teens walk into their first class clutching a jug of coffee knows that too many young people aren't getting enough sleep. In fact, experts say…

Baby born with 15 fingers and 16 toes

The parents of a three-month-old boy in China are seeking help for their son, who was born with 31 fingers and toes.Hong Hong, who lives in China’s Hunan Province, was born with polydactylism— a congenital condition in which the individual has extra fingers and…

Rare disease causes 11-year-old to be allergic to the sun

An 11-year-old girl in Los Angeles whom doctors misdiagnosed with eczema for years has resorted to a life in darkness after learning she has a rare disease that makes her allergic to the sun, ABC 7 reported. Savannah Fulkerson first started getting mysterious blisters and…

Family instability, stress tied to mental function for poor children

In a new study of low-income children in the U.S., those with more family instability and an emotionally unavailable mother early in life also had higher levels of a stress hormone and more learning delays.The research ties specific patterns of the hormone cortisol, released…

9 baby sleep solutions for holiday travel

Got a baby or toddler in tow as you travel this holiday season? It’s likely that you’re worried about making sure he naps and sleeps through the night.Between flights and road trips, a new environment, and plenty of holiday excitement, all the changes can…

7 physical effects of sleep deprivation

A study in the journal Sleep shows that nearly a quarter of people who sleep fewer than six hours a night have some kind of cardiovascular disease (clogged arteries, an abnormal or weak heartbeat, etc.).What's more, Harvard Medical School experts say that those who…

HPV test better than Pap for assessing cervical cancer risk, study says

Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study.Negative HPV tests provided women with more reliable assurance that they wouldn’t develop cancer…

Childhood growth hormone treatment tied to stroke risk

Children who receive growth hormone to treat short stature or hormone deficiency may be at an increased risk of strokes caused by burst blood vessels as young adults, suggests a new European study.While the overall risk of stroke is still low, the researchers say…

4 shocking ways sugar affects your kid’s health

1. Swap sugar.“We as parents need to look at smart substitutions because we know that our kids are going to be drawn towards what their peers are eating,” said Jessica Crandall, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.So…